GFADP is working to end capital punishment in Georgia and around the world.  We are a strong, diverse, statewide, grassroots movement which:

30th Anniversary GFADP Journey of Hope Speakers' Tour!

The 30th Anniversary GFADP Journey of Hope: From Violence to Healing Speakers' Tour across Georgia takes place Jan 25-Feb 6th.


Witness healing and hope in action. Join Georgians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (GFADP) and Journey of Hope: From Violence to Healing for our 30th Anniversary Speakers’ Tour, with events being held across the state of Georgia. 


Journey of Hope speakers include murder victim family members, exonerees, and family members of those on death row who will share their experiences encountering violence and how they have come to healing and advocating against the death penalty. We hope you will join us for one or more events to hear these powerful stories. 


Here is a list of all the public events, by date. Click on an RSVP link to find out more about individual events and to RSVP. All are welcome!

GFADP Day at the Georgia Capitol Wed, Feb 7th, 8am-3pm

On Wednesday, Feb 7th, Georgians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (GFADP), Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty, the Catholic Mobilizing Network along with Journey of Hope and many others will gather at the Georgia State Capitol to advocate with our legislators on the importance of passing a bill regarding the death penalty and those with intellectual disabilities.  

The schedule is as follows:

Georgia Faith Leaders will be delivering a letter opposing the executions of those with intellectual disabilities. To sign on to this letter, follow this link: GEORGIA FAITH LEADERS LETTER SIGN ON

Please RSVP to let us know you will be with us for this important Day at the Capitol!

Thank you for attending our 2023 Community Book Read, You Shall Not Condemn: A Story of Faith and Advocacy on Death Row by Jennifer M McBride on August 26, 2023. This event was co-sponsored by GFADP and New Hope House. We were glad to see so many familiar and new faces at All Saints Episcopal Church as well as those watching via the livestream.

The link to the recording is:

As well as the author, panelists included Kelly Gissendaner's lead defense lawyer; the executive director of New Hope House and board member of GFADP; a state senator and lead organizer in the #KellyOnMyMind campaign; and a friend of Kelly's and graduate of the Certificate in Theological Studies at Lee Arrendale State Prison.

Copies of Jenny's book are still available on Amazon.

T-shirts are on sale for just $20! Support GFADP in style!

If you are interested in a T-shirt, please contact


Executive Director 

M. Cathy Harmon-Christian, PhD
Contact information can be found HERE